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Collection of articles about precious metals, value storage and safe countries

We would like to provide interested clients with further information that directly involves our core business or offers additional benefits. To keep our extensive collection of articles more manageable, you will find the different categories below.

Here you will find articles about various precious metals such as gold, silver, platinum or palladium as well as rare earths. Find out more about extraction and processing, in which sectors they are used as raw materials, and which investment products are available from specialist retailers. We also include information about old and new gold standards, as well as some details about the valuation of precious metals via the gold-silver ratio or the stock-to-flow ratio. Other articles are available too, on topics such as gold futures trading or the significance of the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA).

This category provides you with a broad range of information about physical investment and collectors’ products such as coins, bars and granules made from gold, silver, platinum or palladium. Find out the advantages and disadvantages of various precious metals as a store of value, and for whom they are particularly suitable. We present snapshots of popular bullion coins, such as the Krugerrand, Maple Leaf or Vienna Philharmonic. In this section, you will also find information about other investment products such as exchange-traded gold and silver securities (ETFs). Our articles also explain dealer-linked precious metal depositories, and introduce you to alternative value storage options with private providers in Switzerland.

This section deals with the advantages of storing value in non-EU countries. As independently governed states, Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein are characterised by reassuring stability, a prestigious international reputation, and a traditional respect for rights of ownership. Other articles will help to explain applicable taxes, options for buying precious metals outside the EU, legal reporting requirements and safe deposit box registers, as well as emergency laws and expropriation. You can also find out more about the security and privacy offered by bank-independent safe deposit boxes, or the advantages of individual custody when compared with collective storage.

Safe deposit boxes, individual custody domestically or individual custody in a duty-free warehouse – which type of storage is most suitable for which requirement? The articles in this category will provide the answer. Find out how you, as an international or domestic client, can optimally store physical precious metals, jewellery, cash, cryptocurrencies, works of art and other valuables in Switzerland or Liechtenstein. We present our range of services tailored to the needs of private and business clients as well as high net worth individuals and family offices. In addition, our professional guidance is at your disposal when it comes to advising on prices and terms for bank-independent safe deposit boxes or VAT-free storage of silver and platinum metals. Our clear FAQ section can also answer many of your questions.

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